Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Start Page project section - Visual Studio 2017, part of Visual Studio Essential Training: 02 Getting Comfortable with the IDE.
- [Instructor] When you start Visual Studio,…you see the start page.…This has been in all of the recent versions of Visual Studio…and is no different in 2017,…but Microsoft has changed the arrangement…and added some extra features to this start page in 2017.…On this start page, it's divided into five sections.…You have the Get Started area, Recent,…Open, New Project, and Developer News.…In this movie, I'm looking at the New Project…section of the start page.…This is, essentially, a shortcut…to getting to the dialog you typically see…by going to File, New, Project.…
If you've used this dialog in the past, and who hasn't,…you go in here and you pick your language,…you pick your node, Classic Desktop,…you pick the type, let's say it's a console application.…You fill out your name and solution name…and all the other details,…then you click on OK, and you've got a new project.…This allows you to do some shortcuts.…I can click on this hyperlink…to take me directly to that dialog…instead of having to go to through the File menu.…
- Understanding tool and window types
- Working with the Solution Explorer
- Pinning tabbed editors
- Working in full-screen mode
- Sizing windows
Skill Level Beginner
What topics were updated on 07/21/2017?
Topics in the first chapter about the Start page project section, Start page improvements, and the Open Folder command were updated.